United Kingdom

What we offer

Common Purpose UK runs leadership development programmes that inspire and equip people to work together across boundaries. This enables them to solve complex problems in organizations and society.

Upcoming programmes in the UK

Programme Start date Audience
North East Meridian 2017 16 Feb 2017 Senior
Glasgow Meridian 2017 28 Feb 2017 Senior
Edinburgh Meridian 28 Feb 2017 Senior
Yorkshire Meridian 2017 01 Mar 2017 Senior
Greater Manchester Profile 2017 08 Mar 2017 Senior
Midlands Meridian 2017 29 March 2017 Senior
West of England Meridian 2017 06 Apr 2017 Senior
Common Purpose Navigator North 2017 25 Apr 2017 Emerging
Northern Ireland Meridian 2017 26 Apr 2017 Senior
Birmingham Profile 2017 26 Apr 2017 Senior
Sheffield City Region Profile 2017 03 May 2017 Senior
Bristol Profile 2017 13 Jun 2017 Senior
Leeds City Region Profile 2017 14 Jun 2017 Senior
Common Purpose Navigator Midlands and Bristol 2017 11 Jul 2017 Emerging
2017/18 North West Meridian 16 Nov 2017 Senior

Programmes for senior leaders

Meridian

Meridian is a flexible experiential leadership programme for senior leaders across the UK.

Meridian is designed for experienced senior leaders who want to improve their ability to lead in any situation. Meridian deals with real-life leadership issues and insights, and is neither classroom nor lecture based.

Upcoming programmes

Programme Start date Audience
North East Meridian 2017 16 Feb 2017 Senior
Glasgow Meridian 2017 28 Feb 2017 Senior
Edinburgh Meridian 2017 28 Feb 2017 Senior
Yorkshire Meridian 2017 01 Mar 2017 Senior
Midlands Meridian 2017 29 March 2017 Senior
West of England Meridian 2017 06 Apr 2017 Senior
Northern Ireland Meridian 2017 26 Apr 2017 Senior
2017/18 North West Meridian 16 Nov 2017 Senior

Profile

Profile is an intensive two-day programme for senior leaders who need an update or introduction to the city where they live or work across the UK.

Participants are taken behind the scenes of a city to see it through a fresh pair of eyes and make connections with key players and stakeholders. The course enables leaders to adapt fast to a new place or update their understanding and revisit perspectives from existing or new stakeholders.

Upcoming programmes

Programme Start date Audience
Greater Manchester Profile 2017 08 Mar 2017 Senior
Birmingham Profile 2017 26 Apr 2017 Senior
Sheffield City Region Profile 2017 03 May 2017 Senior
Bristol Profile 2017 13 Jun 2017 Senior
Leeds City Region Profile 2017 14 Jun 2017 Senior

Programmes for emerging leaders

Common Purpose Navigator

Common Purpose Navigator is a modular leadership development programme for emerging leaders. It is designed for individuals who want to improve their ability to work with different people, in new ways, to solve complex problems and increase their Cultural Intelligence.

Common Purpose Navigator uses the city or region as a classroom, taking leaders behind the scenes and immersing them in real-life challenges faced by leaders from a wide range of sectors. This experiential programme helps leaders explore change and innovation, allowing them to develop better problem-solving skills and the ability to work in diverse groups.

Upcoming programmes

Programme Start date Audience
Common Purpose Navigator North 2017 25 Apr 2017 Emerging
Common Purpose Navigator Midlands and Bristol 2017 11 Jul 2017 Emerging

The streetwise mba: London

The streetwise mba is programme for leaders who want to be more inclusive: to lead diverse teams, serve diverse customers and work with diverse stakeholders.

This programme is for high-potential leaders who are either based in London or have been posted to London, developing inclusive, agile leaders with the CQ to work more effectively with diverse colleagues, customers and stakeholders.

 

Upcoming programmes

Programme Start date Audience
Streetwise MBA March 2017 28 Mar 2017 Emerging

University students 

Frontrunner and study abroad experiences

Common Purpose student programmes develop students’ leadership skills, employability, confidence and networks. Our experiential approach gives them access to a diverse range of leaders and organizations, and enables them to develop the key competencies they need to succeed in their careers.

Our suite of programmes includes Frontrunner, Frontrunner for Disabled Students, Frontrunner for International Students and Study Abroad Experiences.

 

Upcoming programmes

Programme Start date Audience
UEA Frontrunner for Disabled Students 2016/17 27 Feb 2017 Student
Sheffield Hallam University Frontrunner 21 March 2017 21 Mar 2017 Student
Lancaster University Frontrunner 2016/17 27 Mar 2017 Student
University of Leicester Frontrunner 2016/17 29 Mar 2017 Student
City, University of London Frontrunner 2016/17 10 Apr 2017 Student
Sheffield Hallam University Frontrunner 25 April 2017 25 Apr 2017 Student
University of Winchester Frontrunner 2016/17 15 May 2017 Student
Sheffield Hallam University Frontrunner 6 June 2017 06 Jun 2017 Student

Customized programmes

Other programmes

Common Purpose delivers customized leadership programmes. These programmes are designed to meet the needs of organizations, partnerships or consortia.

Each of these programmes is tailored to a specific need and to a specific brief from the commissioning organisation. They can be adapted to a range of organizational structures and across the private, public and not-for-profit sector.